Thursday, July 22, 2010

Page 73

Some people think being a small fish in a big pond is a bad thing.

Not me. Today, I'm a minnow swimming in the vast OCEAN, and relishing every single moment . . .

Page 25: Vickie Howell
Page 36: Amanda Soule
Page 109: Dana Willard
Page 73: Little ole' ME

See this? This is me, sitting on the floor of my local Barnes and Noble, reading a book featuring Yours Truly and 25 of my [wish-they-really-were-my] closest friends.

No way. SO surreal. Walking into B&N and pulling your book from the shelf.

You can see it's a verrrrr-y interesting read.

And here are my two pages, featuring projects I made with fabric sent direct from Ms. Amy Butler herself.
Oh my sweet stars.

That's right, folks. Jade Sims' Craft Hope book is OUT, and our local B&N has three copies waiting to be devoured (as do other stores around the country). You can also order one here.

New Flash! The publisher is sending me a copy to give away on this blog, so stay tuned.

I love this 5-star review someone put on

Amazing!!!by Anonymous
July 22, 2010: Wow!!! This book is a must have! There are so many quality projects by well known people. But what makes this book unique is that each craft is paired with a charity. The very craft you make can be used to help someone in need. I can't wait to get started!!! This book is a one of a kind! I highly recommend this book!!!

Now THAT'S serious exclamation point use, peeps. I mean, peeps!!!

One last thing . . .

I can't stop laughing at this picture. A barista at B&N came around with a tray of free Starbucks samples of double chocolate somethings. They were coffee-free so we let the kids have one. Here's Lill, her bag stylishly over her arm, Starbucks in hand, browsing the bookshelves. It's SO HER! Is she 3 going on 13 or what?

Happy day, everyone.


  1. congratulations! much success with the book!!!

  2. Oh how i want to hug you and CONGRATULATE you in person right now! Followed by begging you for an autograph of course.

  3. Congratulations...that is awesome!!!! :-)

  4. Just ordered my copy of the book. Can't wait to get my crafty little hands on it!
    Congratulations, by friend!

  5. Yay - congratulations! What a thrilling feeling that must have been!

  6. hahaha. you're too funny!
    and WAIT!!!! IT's OUT????
    Okay, I'm headed to Borders today :)

  7. Congratulations! I know this is the next step to Yeebird Magazine, for which I will be a CHARTER subscriber!

  8. Love little Lilly with her SB! Do you receive book residuals???

  9. LOVE it!! Congrats!! I will definitely have to look for that book. And I love Lilly's bag. When are you going to open a shop?? :)

  10. Congratulations! The pic of Lily is precious and perfect.

  11. Congratulations, Rebekah! I bet someday you'll be announcing that your own book has arrived at B&N!

  12. No way minnow...You are a regular shark girl!! :D YEA!! Can't wait to see it in person! So proud for you!

  13. Congrats! Keep up your great work. Adorable picture of Lilly :)

  14. Congratulations! That's very cool and looks like such a great thing to be a party of :)

  15. Totally excited! Can't wait to pull it off the shelf and see it for myself!